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# bombing - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Politicians express their condolences on the death of Gerry Conlon RIP

Politicians express their condolences on the death of Gerry Conlon

Gerry Conlon spent 14 years in prison for an IRA bombing that he played no part in.

# bombing - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good Morning. It’s Wednesday and these are the nine stories you should know before 9 o’clock hits.

Man arrested over 1998 bombing of Moira police station

The attack injured a number of civilians.

# bombing - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

69-year-old man arrested over Belfast bomb that killed 15 people in 1971

One man was convicted of all 15 murders in 1978.

# bombing - Friday 11 April, 2014

Omagh bombing accused to appear in court today

The man will appear in Dungannon Magistrates Court this morning.

# bombing - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

# bombing - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Homecoming dance for Hyde Park bomb accused cancelled over "media circus"

John Downey says plans for him to hold a homecoming dance had become a “media circus”.

# bombing - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Poll: Should the British Government cancel deals made with IRA 'on-the-runs' ? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the British Government cancel deals made with IRA 'on-the-runs' ?

The deals were made by former UK Prime Minster Tony Blair but should they be taken back?

# bombing - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Co Derry resident among 21 killed in Kabul suicide attack

Simon Chase had been living in Limavady with his partner and children. It’s understood he was working with an EU police mission.

IMF and UN staff among dead in Kabul restaurant attack

A suicide bomber detonated his vest at the entrance to the Lebanese restaurant as two other militants opened fire on customers.

# bombing - Friday 10 January, 2014

Ian Paisley says he was angered by Bloody Sunday

The one-time firebrand preacher and former DUP leader also said the gerrymandering and discrimination that existed in Northern Ireland was wrong.

# bombing - Monday 30 December, 2013

Second bomb blast in Russian city kills at least 10 people

The explosion on a trolleybus Volgograd comes a day after a suicide bombing killed at 17 at the city’s main railway station.

# bombing - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

At least 14 dead in Egypt police station blast

Nobody has claimed responsibility for the bombing, but the blame is being placed with the Muslim Brotherhood.

# bombing - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Martin McGuinness: 'I don't expect people to forgive me for being in the IRA'

The Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland was greeted by protesters at the Warrington Peace Centre today.

# bombing - Thursday 12 September, 2013

No public inquiry into Omagh bombing

The decision was announced by Northern Ireland’s Secretary of State today.

# bombing - Saturday 10 August, 2013

Wave of bombings in Iraq during holiday kills 69

The death toll is the highest since assaults in July near Baghdad.

# bombing - Friday 9 August, 2013

'Call off' the Republican parade in Tyrone urges Villiers

She made the comments after a meeting with representatives of the Derg Valley Victims’ Voice opposed to the parade.

# bombing - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Amnesty International joins calls for Omagh inquiry

Human rights watchdog Amnesty International says that questions remain unanswered over the policing and intelligence gathering around the 1998 bombing which killed 29 people.

# bombing - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# bombing - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Rolling Stone defends putting Boston bomb suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on cover

The cover has been criticised online for ‘making a celebrity’ out of the bombing suspect.

# bombing - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

53 injured in car bomb in Shiite Beirut suburb

The blast comes amid spiralling tension in Lebanon over the civil war raging in neighbouring Syria.

# bombing - Monday 24 June, 2013

From The42 Former Lions centre recalls lucky escape after deadly IRA bombing Lions 2013

Former Lions centre recalls lucky escape after deadly IRA bombing

Dr David Irwin and two Ulster teammates were travelling to Dublin for a pre-World Cup training session when they were caught in the blast.

# bombing - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Man due in court over IRA murder of four British soldiers at Hyde Park

John Downey was arrested at Gatwick Airport last week and is due before the court later today.

# bombing - Monday 20 May, 2013

Bombings kill 13 at Iraq Shiite mosques

Two deadly bombings at places of worship in Baghdad today mark the latest in a string of attacks targeting both Sunni and Shiite areas.

# bombing - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Taoiseach to lay wreath at bombing memorial during Boston trip USA

Taoiseach to lay wreath at bombing memorial during Boston trip

Kenny will also be presented with an honorary doctorate from Boston College while on his US trip.

# bombing - Thursday 2 May, 2013

Three charged with Boston bombing cover-up

The three teenagers – two Kazakhs and an American – appear to have been hastily trying to keep him out of trouble rather than taking part in an organised conspiracy.

# bombing - Monday 22 April, 2013

Update: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev charged in hospital bed, faces death penalty

His first hearing in US federal court has been scheduled for Thursday, 30 May.

# bombing - Sunday 21 April, 2013

Video shows how police found Boston bombing suspect Boston Bombing This post contains videos

Video shows how police found Boston bombing suspect

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev remains in a serious condition in a Boston hospital, under armed guard.

# bombing - Saturday 20 April, 2013

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your Saturday.

# bombing - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Obama tells Boston bombers: 'We will find you'

No claim of responsibility and no arrests have been made in connection with the twin bombings, though investigators are focused on two suspects.

# bombing - Thursday 10 January, 2013

Bomb placed under security vehicle kills 11 in Pakistan

Paramilitary personnel were targeted in the attack, which killed 11 people and injured a further 27.

# bombing - Sunday 30 December, 2012

Calls for Justice Minister to release Belturbet bombing files

A Freedom of Information request submitted by RTÉ’s This Week programme was refused earlier this year.

# bombing - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Neo-Nazi office near Athens bombed

A bomb exploded outside an office of the Greek neo-Nazi group Golden Dawn, which has been blamed for recent violent attacks on migrants.

# bombing - Sunday 2 December, 2012

Fifteen killed in Syria car bombing

Straight after the attack, hundreds of people began to protest against President Bashar al-Assad, according to activists, as some blamed the regime for the attack.

# bombing - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Video: WWII bomb detonated in Munich by disposal experts Germany This post contains videos

Video: WWII bomb detonated in Munich by disposal experts

Explosion damaged nearby properties, but none are in danger of collapse, according to local media reports.

# bombing - Saturday 18 August, 2012

'Breivik sympathiser' arrested in Czech Republic

Local media reports that the 29-year-old man was arrested for building up a stash of weapons and explosives.

# bombing - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Update: US Embassy in Oslo evacuated after discovery of suspicious object

A bomb squad attended the scene after the suspicious package was found under a vehicle. However it’s thought that the object is not dangerous.

# bombing - Monday 23 July, 2012

Bombings and shootings kill 82 in Iraq

The attacks in Baghdad and towns close to the capital came a day after the leader of Al Qaeda in the country said that it was returning to areas from which it had retreated before US soldiers left last year.

# bombing - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Grenade and gun attacks on Kenyan churches kill 10

Two churches were targeted in what officials believe were attacks mounted by Somali militants.

# bombing - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Verdict of Norway’s Breivik trial expected later this summer

Court says verdict won’t be out for at least a month after the hearings end in late June.